ON THIS DAY IN 2018 – Kildare beat Kerry to reach All-Ireland U20 Final

KILDARE have enjoyed so many great successes at underage level in the last seven or eight years ago that it is hard to pick out one game as being the best but the performance of the Under 20 team on...

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ON THIS DAY IN 2013 – Kildare lift first Leinster minor title in 22 years

ON this day in 2013, Kildare demolished Westmeath by 2-15 to 2-7 at Croke Park to win the county’s first Leinster Minor title since 1991. The long barren run was broken in style by Bryan Murphy’s team and kickstarted a...

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When Big Jack came to Newbridge

IT is a sad day in Ireland today after the news of Jack Charlton’s death, aged 85. Though there is...

Saturday, 11/07/20 - 2:56pm Read More

Kildare captain happy with Championship draw

OF all the teams affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kildare ladies football team were one of the worst hit....

Friday, 10/07/20 - 12:05pm Read More

A club player’s concerns about the GAA’s return to play

THE Kildare Nationalist received this letter from a GAA club player, from a club outside the county, detailing their worries...

Friday, 10/07/20 - 11:01am Read More

Leinster Rugby summer camps to return, including Kildare venues

LENISTER Rugby has this confirmed that the Bank of Ireland Leinster Rugby Summer Camps will relaunch later this month in...

Friday, 10/07/20 - 10:16am Read More

Tough opening to League is perfect Championship preparation for Athy

IT has been a tumultuous period for everyone around Ireland after the outbreak of Covid-19 and the GAA Clubs in...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 1:07pm Read More

‘This is my time’ – Donovan ready to steal the show on Sky Sports’ Fight Camp

SINCE he turned professional, Eric Donovan has craved the opportunity to shine on the biggest stage. Even as one of...

Thursday, 09/07/20 - 9:44am Read More

Kildare broadcaster pens touching new book

LIVERPOOL manager Jürgen Klopp has written in a foreword for a new book to be published this October by Martina...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 5:50pm Read More

Commonstown staff waiting on Malaysian dream

IT’S a nerve-racking day for staff at Jessica Harrington’s Commonstown Stables as they wait to see the first run of...

Wednesday, 08/07/20 - 10:38am Read More

Kildare Camogie Championship draws made

  The draws for this year’s Kildare Camogie Championships have been made the action will get underway on 26 July....

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 1:09pm Read More

Ladies football championship draws made

THE Championship draws for the five ladies football Championships have been made.   Senior Championship 2020 Group A Round Date...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 12:27pm Read More

Calling all Kildare GAA Clubs Kellogg launches nationwide competition with prizes worth €40,000 up for grabs for your local GAA club

FROM Allenwood to Athy, all Kildare GAA clubs are in with a chance of claiming incredible prizes as part of...

Tuesday, 07/07/20 - 11:50am Read More

Pat Smullen fund donates €100k for genetic sequencer

Nine-time champion Flat jockey Pat Smullen recently presented a cheque from Cancer Trials Ireland to doctors in St Vincent’s University...

Monday, 06/07/20 - 5:15pm Read More

Harrington’s Alpine Star beaten by Fancy Blue in the French Oaks

THE Jessica Harrington trained Alpine Star was just pipped on the line by Fancy Blue in the Prix De Diane,...

Sunday, 05/07/20 - 3:14pm Read More

Art Power steps up in class to land the feature race at Naas

RECENT Royal Ascot winner Art Power lived up to his favourite’s billing as he landed the feature race at Naas...

Saturday, 04/07/20 - 6:16pm Read More

Serpentine stuns Epsom

JUST  a week after winning at the Curragh, Serpentine stunned Epsom with a massive victory in the English Derby at...

Saturday, 04/07/20 - 5:11pm Read More

Love conquers all

FORMER Curragh winner Love destroyed the field in the Investec Oaks at Epsom this afternoon to complete a Classic Derby...

Saturday, 04/07/20 - 4:06pm Read More

ON THIS DAY – Kildare ladies beat Kerry in U14 All-Ireland final

ON this weekend in 2016, Kildare’s under 14s became the first ladies team to bring an underage All-Ireland title back...

Saturday, 04/07/20 - 1:39pm Read More

Lower level hurling once again the poor relation in GAA fixtures

IN his magnificent book “The Hurlers”, historian Paul Rouse muses that the first All-Ireland hurling championship “was, ultimately a triumph...

Friday, 03/07/20 - 3:15pm Read More